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android-screen-900Android is the mobile operating system from Google. The software was originally built by a company called Android Inc, that was purchased by Google in 2005. From its modest debuts, Android has become a powerhouse that powers not only smartphones and tablet, but a host of other less high-profile devices and gadgets. Although Android is not a community-driven project, Google does release the source code as open-source under the Apache license.

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T-Mobile myTouch Slide 3G receives Android 2.2 Froyo update

04/03/2011, Long time suffering owners of the myTouch Slide 3G smartphone from T-Mobile will no longer need to look far into the horizon, keeping their fingers crossed that their smartphone will be able to receive a software update to the Android operating system,...

HTC Thunderbolt outsells the iPhone 4 on Verizon?

04/01/2011, According to some reports online, it looks like Verizon is doing pretty well with the HTC ThunderBolt. The first ever 4G LTE phone on the network has been said to be outselling the iPhone 4. A technology research firm, BTIG, contacted 150 Verizon Wireless...

Full Lineup of Xperia Play Games Unveiled, Global Launch Imminent

04/01/2011, Today, the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play launches in 11 markets, except the US. With the PlayStation smartphone comes 60 games and six classic PlayStation 1 games available for purchase on the Android Market app store. If you live in the UK, Germany,...

Android MP3 player does things differently

04/01/2011, Surely when you read the title of this post, you would have thought of a portable media player that runs on the Android operating system, right? Well, sorry to burst your bubble, but what you see on the right is actually a cute looking device that is...

Samsung Gem Android phone released on US Cellular

04/01/2011, US Cellular has just announced a new Android phone to add to their lineup of smartphones. This time it’s the entry-level Android 2.2 Samsung Gem for folks who are thinking of giving Android a shot but don’t want to spend too much money. The...

Unreal Engine 3 Coming to Sony Xperia Play and NGP?

03/31/2011, Epic’s Mark Rein loves the PlayStation 3. He loves the Xbox 360. He loves the PC. You know what else he loves? His company’s Unreal Engine 3 on the iPhone and iPad. He doesn’t care much about Ubisoft porting the older Unreal Engine 2 to...

PlayStation Games for Xperia Play Show Up in Android Market

03/31/2011, News involving Sony Ericsson’s Xperia Play keeps coming in. In the last week, we found out the Xperia Play would come out in mid-April on Verizon in the US, that it would be delayed in the UK on O2 due to bugs, that Google pulled an unofficial...

Android Trojan tells you to stop being a pirate

03/31/2011, An Android Trojan that has been disguised as a paid app that can be legally purchased from the Android Market and has been making the rounds one filesharing websites. The app has been disguised as Walk and Text (v1.3.7), an app that can be legally...

HTC Flyer shown off in a 6 minute video

03/31/2011, The HTC Flyer, or HTC EVO View 4G on Sprint, has been given an in-depth video walkthrough by HTC, the creators of the Android tablet themselves. The tablet that was shown off at the Mobile World Congress and was given a hands-on preview by us last month,...

Sony PlayStation emulator removed from Android Market

03/30/2011, The rollout of Sony Ericsson’s Android-powered PlayStation Phone, also known as the Xperia Play, has caused Google to remove a prominent PSOne emulator from their Android Market. PSX4Droid as it is known, was removed sans warning no thanks to a...

Cius Android-powered tablet FCC

03/30/2011, Cisco made an announcement of its 7″ Cius Android tablet last year, and to see it hit the FCC is encouraging since that means the Cius will be able to arrive in the market soon. Approved by the FCC for its 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth...

Android Market In-app Billing launched

03/29/2011, Developers and users, you will be well pleased to hear that the Android Market In-app Billing has just launched, which means one is able to publish apps that rely on In-app Billing, while letting your users purchase stuff from within an app. Of course, if...

Valpak Augmented Reality takes coupon promos to a whole new level

03/29/2011, Valpak and junaio have just updated the junaio app – that adds a new Augmented Reality feature to bring discounts to customers. When users launch the app, all they have to do is enter the Valpak deals channel and look through the footage being recorded...